Drilling Engineer


About this role

A leading international, upstream oil & gas exploration and production company.

  • Work with Exploration and Sub-surface Development project team and develop drilling engineering input and execution plan;
  • Develop drilling cost estimates ranging from simple scoping to detailed probabilistic;
  • Review offset wells to identify risks & hazards, as well as best practices;
  • Carry out all aspects of well design including casing design, kick tolerance, hydraulics, wellpath planning and torque & drag ensuring conformance to Company’s Policy and Standards and the requirements of local government regulations;
  • Prepare drilling programs and contingency procedures, ensuring conformance to Company’s Policy and Standards and the requirements of local government regulations;
  • Evaluate and recommend new technology, third-party equipment and procedures;
  • Participate in risk assessment, DWOP and pre-spud meetings;
  • Conduct daily well surveillance of drilling operations according to safety standards, environmental regulations and Company Policy & Procedures. Support drilling activities on the rig during critical drilling operations;
  • Lead After-Action Reviews to identify best practices and lessons learned, document these in a lessons learned database. Prepare End of Well reports;
  • Prepare and execute drilling tender, evaluation and award of contracts as per Company’s and PETRONAS requirement;
  • Depending on the company’s drilling activities, candidate could be assigned to either exploration or development drilling activities.


  • Minimum 8 years of practical experience in drilling engineering;
  • Have prior experience in exploration and development drilling projects in Malaysia;
  • Have drilling tender & contracting experience in Malaysia and dealing with PETRONAS;
  • Experience in PMCD and MPD;
  • Experience in working on the rig;
  • Computer literate and proficient in Landmark’s Drilling software.

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  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Lackshna Dasan
Brunel Energy Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

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